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HTMLConstruction Contractor Faces Manslaughter Charge in Worker’s Death
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 19, 2016, previously published on June 28, 2016
A New York man and two construction companies he owns have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of an employee who plunged six stories to his death after allegedly being directed to perform work without fall protection.

 

HTMLPuerto Rico Does Not Have to Comply with DOL’s Final Rule Amending ‘White Collar’ Overtime Regulations, For Now
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Juan Felipe Santos; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016
The U.S. Senate has approved the controversial “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act” (“PROMESA”), H.R. 5278, which will establish an Oversight Board to assist the Government of Puerto Rico in managing its public finances and for other purposes. The...

 

HTMLColorado Broadens Whistleblower Protection for State Employees Who Disclose Confidential Information
Kristen Marie Baylis, Timothy M. Kratz; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 29, 2016
Encouraging government whistleblowers, an amendment to Colorado law bars disciplinary actions against state employees who reveal confidential information while reporting instances of waste, mismanagement of public funds, abuses of authority, or illegal and unethical practices to a designated...

 

HTMLProposed EEOC Guidance on National Origin Discrimination Provides Clues to Agency’s Focus
James F. Botana, Paul A. Patten; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 28, 2016
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a Proposed Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination (“PEG”) and is allowing the public to comment through July 1, 2016. The last time the EEOC issued specific guidelines on National Origin Discrimination was in 2002.

 

HTMLHigh Court Finds UT Austin Race-Conscious Admissions Process Constitutional
F. Christopher Chrisbens, Thomas Dorer, Marla N. Presley, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 24, 2016
In a 4-3 decision on Thursday, June 23, 2016, the United States Supreme Court upheld the University of Texas’s (UT) race-conscious admissions program. The decision addressed only UT’s specific admissions policy in effect when Ms. Fisher was denied admission in 2008, but for the third...

 

HTMLCourt Halts Labor Department’s New Persuader Rule
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen, Jonathan J. Spitz; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 27, 2016
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Lubbock Division, has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s “persuader” rule promulgated under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. National Federation of...

 

HTMLChicago City Council Passes Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
Jody Kahn Mason, Kathryn Montgomery Moran; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 27, 2016
Effective July 1, 2017, an amendment to the Chicago Minimum Wage Ordinance (2-25-050) requires employers in the City of Chicago to provide eligible employees up to 40 hours of paid sick leave in each 12-month period of their employment. The Chicago City Council passed the amendment on June 22, 2016.

 

HTMLNew Colorado Law Grants Employees Access to Personnel Files
Kristen Marie Baylis, Ryan P. Lessmann; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 27, 2016
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed into law new requirements specifying when and how private-sector employers must respond to their employees’ requests for inspection and copying of their personnel files. Prior to this law, Colorado had no law granting private-sector employees...

 

HTMLHealthcare Subsidies for Grad Students: An ACA Conundrum
Joy M. Napier-Joyce, Melissa Ostrower, Kellie Margaret Thomas; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 11, 2016, previously published on June 17, 2016
Colleges and universities historically have provided graduate student employees (e.g., teaching assistants) with a stipend or reimbursement to help defray (or even fully cover) the cost of their medical coverage under the student health plan. Competing guidance from the Departments of Health and...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Unanimously Backs ‘Implied Certification’ Liability under False Claims Act
Sarah C. Baskin, Thomas Dorer, David R. Jimenez, Jeremy S. Schneider, Joseph C. Toris; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 11, 2016, previously published on June 17, 2016
Federal contractors may be subject to liability under the federal False Claims Act for violating regulatory requirements not expressly stated in their contracts, according to U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Universal Health Services v. Escobar, No. 15-7 (June 16, 2016). The Court unanimously...

 


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